St Brigids reached the Connacht senior club football final after a tense two point win over Mohill.
St. Brigids winning out 1-7 to 0-8 in a nail biter over Mohill at Dr. Hyde Park.
The sides were level midway through the second half-before Ciaran Sugrue’s goal gave St Brigid’s a lead they never relinquished.
The sides traded two points each inside the opening 13 minutes before Keith Beirne edged Mohill in front two minutes later. Mohill making the most of a strong win in the first-half.
Mohill’s Domhnaill Flynn was shown a black card on 15 minutes. Crucially, the Leitrim champions didn’t concede a score during his absence. Flynn returned to the field on 25 minutes when Jordan Reynolds doubled Mohill’s advantage.
Ben O’Carroll replied with a pointed free three minutes later but St. Brigids still trailed 0-4 to 0-3 at half-time.
Brian Derwin edged St. Brigid’s in front on 44 minutes. Two minutes later, Ciaran Sugrue’s goal opened up a four-point gap. The goal arrived after great work by Ben O'Carroll.
Bobby Nugent gave St. Brigid’s a five-point cushion five minutes from time. However, Mohill werent giving up and responded with three unanswered points but still fell short.
Conor Quinn, Jordan Reynolds and Keith Beirne were on target but St. Brigid’s held on for a two-point victory.
St. Brigids can now look forward to a Connacht final meeting with Corofin. The Galway champions saw-off Ballina Stephenites 0-16 to 0-12 in Saturday’s semi-final.
The Connacht club championship final is set for Dr Hyde Park on Sunday December third.